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Andrew Brett

Senior Lawyer


After 15 years as a specialist employment lawyer, Andrew Brett has experience of advising on almost every type of employment law issue, including:

  • contracts and terms and conditions of employment;
  • employment rights;
  • discrimination (sex, race and disability);
  • whistleblowing (or protected disclosure);
  • working time and holiday disputes;
  • salary and wage disputes;
  • maternity rights;
  • restrictive covenants;
  • disciplinary and grievance hearings;
  • termination of employment, including unfair dismissal and redundancy claims;
  • ACAS negotiations and settlement agreements;
  • transfers of undertakings and TUPE;
  • trade union law and industrial action;
  • Schools Issues.

Andrew has particular expertise in discrimination and whistleblowing cases, and has sat as a legal advisor to an NHS Trust’s Race Equality Commission.

Andrew is qualified to mediate all civil and commercial disputes and frequently mediates in workplace and employment disputes. He is a skilled advocate, and normally conducts his own advocacy at employment tribunals, which has the advantages for his clients of avoiding barristers’ costs and ensuring consistency of advice throughout a case.

Andrew also advises on human rights, pensions, local government law, data protection law, the Freedom of Information Act, special educational needs and Care Act issues.

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